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Cee Bee
Rise of the 'gastrosexual' as men take up cooking in a bid to seduce women - http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail...
Rise of the 'gastrosexual' as men take up cooking in a bid to seduce women
Rise of the 'gastrosexual' as men take up cooking in a bid to seduce women
Rise of the 'gastrosexual' as men take up cooking in a bid to seduce women
"They say that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach but it seems the dining tables have turned as increasing numbers of men are taking up cooking in a bid to seduce women. Dubbed 'Gastrosexuals' this new generation of men consider cooking more a hobby than a household chore and use their kitchen prowess to impress friends and prospective partners. Men having the ability to cook is also now a key factor in attracting women along with salary, status, personality and appearance, according to new research. The report 'Emergence of the Gastrosexual' cites the popularity of superstar chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver as a factor in making cooking a macho pursuit. According to the study by food company PurAsia 48 per cent of people say being able to cook makes a person more attractive to them and 23 per cent of 18-34 year old men say they cook to potentially seduce a partner. The report also shows 60 per cent of British men now regularly cook for friends and family, favouring complicated foreign dishes over traditional British food. Over half of the men surveyed prepare meals using separate ingredients everyday spending on average 41 minutes cooking on a daily basis. The survey also shows the number of families where men help in the kitchen has risen from 27.5 per cent in the post war period to 66.5 per cent in 2008." - Cee Bee from Bookmarklet
take the "gastrosexual" test right here: http://www.gastrosexual.com/ - Cee Bee
Men who cook = sexy. Men who talk ad nauseum about their cooking = unsexy. Just feed me. I don't care how organic, free-range, farm-fresh or expensive your stuff is. That's like bragging about what's under the hood of your car. Just drive. - Anika
oh yes, there's a few here on FF.....:) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
I cook everything in a microwave oven. Does that mean I'm microsexual? :) - Morton Fox
++++Amber. Why the hell does "sexual" have to tagged to everything? What's the point of the label? I never thought anything could be worse than "foodie". I was wrong. - Anika
i guess the sexual part is using cooking as a vehicle for getting laid - Cee Bee
*chuckle* Aye, it's not about foodies getting some, it's about becoming a psuedo-foodie to get some. - Michael W. May
Glad I am born and bread a foodie. ;-P - Mathew A. Koeneker
Yeah, no...I got that. I'm talking in the larger scale of things. I mean, many people have the goal of of getting laid, but we don't call gearheads "autosexuals", okay, well that term wouldn't work, but you get my point? Why the need to do this to everything nowadays? - Anika
actually, I thought the "sexual" part referred to getting the woman on the left a sammich so that she can reverse the amenorrhea. - Sue Radd
Ah, I gotcha. I don't know why. I don't understand many things about our culture. - Michael W. May
Especially now with the recession on, this is one trend I not only agree with, I'd fall victim to. I am completely "domestically disabled" so having a guy taking the time to cook a meal for me , and have an intimate conversation at home for two... Huge turn on. - Nimabeckie
Did I mention I cook? *inno* - Michael W. May
"Over half of the men surveyed prepare meals using separate ingredients everyday." Does the other half only use one ingredient then or do they not cook at all? For the record, I cook because I like to eat nice food, not because I want to seduce women... - Tony Ruscoe
Hehe, Tony - maybe the other half eat 'Bachelor Chow' as seen on Futurama: http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_LY-9PT... - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
I'm a gstrobitionist. I like to take food porn of my cooking so that I may make others jealous. - Wirehead
I finally decided my husband was going to be the head cook and he is excelling with different recipes. Sometimes I help and most times I ask what he is making me for dinner. I am now spoiled. Really it is a matter of him grilling or making me a protein base, he is too much a carb head otherwise. - Janet
Shoot. My secret's out. - Ha3rvey (on hiatus) from fftogo
Harvey, you are a gastrosexual! - Shevonne
So, Janet's huband is a 'carbosexual'. See, it's easy to trendify eveything! - Anika
Ohhh, Carbosexual! I like it, sparky is one of those types too. I know when the husband is not happy with me as the meal is all carbs and then I must do the FFY dinner (fend for yourself) - Janet
A recipe for Disaster.................... - Kevin J Hatton
SPARKY. - Jordan Hofker
Carbosexual. I like it :) - Sparky, lurking
you're married? nnoooooooooo! i was gonna make you some panini and UPS them overnight - Cee Bee
Truth be told, I just want to be a sexusexual. - Michael W. May
gastrosexual...I like it! - Josh Haley
LOL @MWM - Anika
P.S. From Urban Dictionary : foodie- A person that spends a keen amount of attention and energy on knowing the ingredients of food, the proper preparation of food, and finds great enjoyment in top-notch ingredients and exemplary preparation. A foodie is not necessarily a food snob, only enjoying delicacies and/or food items difficult to obtain and/or expensive foods; though, that is a variety of foodie. - Nimabeckie